Professor Emerita, Mount St. Mary's College
Claremont Graduate University '92
A ground-level look at the differences in the approach to education. Dr. Pine's talk goes beyond competitive assessments and draws us to the understanding that both nations can and should learn from the other.
Sara Goldrick-Rab, Associate Professor of Educational Policy Studies and Sociology at the University of Wisconsin Madison, presented her lecture When America Goes to College. Sara is an expert on college access and completion, affordability and financial aid, community and technical colleges, and higher education finance. 11.18.13
John Deasy, Superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District, the nation's second largest school district. Prior to joining the LAUSD in August 2010, Dr. Deasy served as Deputy Director of Education for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, where he led the programmatic work on effective teaching. He presented Autonomy and Accountability: Unleashing the Power of the Professional. 02.13.12
Dr. Juliet V. Garcia, President of The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, delivered her lecture, Community College Mission as a Reflection of Social Justice in our World, at the first convening of Community College presidents. The convening, hosted by the School of Educational Studies, the School of Behavioral and Organizational Studies, and the Drucker School of Management on June 21-22, 2010, explored the challenges and opportunities in California Community Colleges today.